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Seismology

Branch of earth sciences concerned with the study of earthquakes and man-induced seismic waves.


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Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Damaging Earthquakes

This cover consists of location and size information for historical and recent earthquakes that caused Modified Mercalli Intensity (MMI) VI (6) or higher in the map area. There were 26 earthquakes that caused that level of damage. The most reknown are the

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Instrumental earthquake locations

This cover contains the catalog of earthquake locations, within the project boundary, recorded by the Saint Louis University and Memphis State University seismic networks from July 1974 through December 1995.

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Modified Mercalli Intensity contours for the earthquakes from December 16, 1811 at 815 GMT through June 10, 1987 at 2348 GMT

Isoseismals of historic Central U.S. earthquakes are contained in 26 separate coverages. Margaret Hopper provided these isoseismals after reexamining the intensity data and re-calculating the isoseismal contours. She generated isoseismal contours for eac

Seismic-Hazard Maps for Alaska and the Aleutian Islands: 1HZ050

Probabilistic seismic hazard maps were prepared for Alaska portraying peak horizontal ground acceleration and horizontal spectral response acceleration for 0.2, 0.3, and 1.0 second periods with probabilities of exceedance of 10% in 50 years and 2% in 50 y

Seismic-Hazard Maps for Alaska and the Aleutian Islands: 1HZ250

Probabilistic seismic hazard maps were prepared for Alaska portraying peak horizontal ground acceleration and horizontal spectral response acceleration for 0.2, 0.3, and 1.0 second periods with probabilities of exceedance of 10% in 50 years and 2% in 50 y

Seismic-Hazard Maps for Alaska and the Aleutian Islands: 3HZ050

Probabilistic seismic hazard maps were prepared for Alaska portraying peak horizontal ground acceleration and horizontal spectral response acceleration for 0.2, 0.3, and 1.0 second periods with probabilities of exceedance of 10% in 50 years and 2% in 50 y

Seismic-Hazard Maps for Alaska and the Aleutian Islands: 3HZ250

Probabilistic seismic hazard maps were prepared for Alaska portraying peak horizontal ground acceleration and horizontal spectral response acceleration for 0.2, 0.3, and 1.0 second periods with probabilities of exceedance of 10% in 50 years and 2% in 50 y

Seismic-Hazard Maps for Alaska and the Aleutian Islands: 5HZ050

Probabilistic seismic hazard maps were prepared for Alaska portraying peak horizontal ground acceleration and horizontal spectral response acceleration for 0.2, 0.3, and 1.0 second periods with probabilities of exceedance of 10% in 50 years and 2% in 50 y

Seismic-Hazard Maps for Alaska and the Aleutian Islands: 5HZ250

Probabilistic seismic hazard maps were prepared for Alaska portraying peak horizontal ground acceleration and horizontal spectral response acceleration for 0.2, 0.3, and 1.0 second periods with probabilities of exceedance of 10% in 50 years and 2% in 50 y

Seismic-Hazard Maps for Alaska and the Aleutian Islands: PGA050

Probabilistic seismic hazard maps were prepared for Alaska portraying peak horizontal ground acceleration and horizontal spectral response acceleration for 0.2, 0.3, and 1.0 second periods with probabilities of exceedance of 10% in 50 years and 2% in 50 y

Seismic-Hazard Maps for Alaska and the Aleutian Islands: PGA250

Probabilistic seismic hazard maps were prepared for Alaska portraying peak horizontal ground acceleration and horizontal spectral response acceleration for 0.2, 0.3, and 1.0 second periods with probabilities of exceedance of 10% in 50 years and 2% in 50 y

Elements of infrastructure and seismic hazard in the central United States - Database

This digital map database consists of the ESRI ARC/INFO Version 7.0.2 coverages used to generate the plates in Professional Paper 1538-M (1994). Base-data is from 1:2,000,000-scale Digital Line Graph (DLG) data (roads, railroads, streams, water bodies,

Seismotectonic maps in the vicintiy of New Madrid, Missouri database

This digital map database consists of the ESRI ARC/INFO Version 7.0.3 coverages used to generate the maps in Map Series MF-2264 A to E (Rhea and Wheeler, 1994a,b, Rhea and others, 1994, Wheeler and Rhea, 1994, Wheeler and others, 1994) and I-2521 (Rhea an

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: COCORP seismic reflection surveys

This cover contains locations of two COCORP lines that cross the study area.

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Seismograph Network station locations

This cover contains station locations of the New Madrid Seismic Network within the study boundary. The network is a cooperative project of Saint Louis University and Memphis State University. Operation of the network has been continuous since June 1975, b

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Reported Modified Mercalli Intensity values

This cover contains locations with intensity values associated with felt reports from damaging earthquakes in the lower Wabash Valley occurring from 1811 through 1987. Margaret Hopper collated these data from historical data gathered from previous resear

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Seismic reflection lines

This cover includes seismic reflection lines that have geophysical cross-sectional interpretations constraining subsurface structures that may penetrate to hypocentral depths. Lines were gathered from theses, dissertations, and publications.

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Seismic refraction lines

This cover includes seismic refraction lines that have geophysical cross sectional interpretations constraining subsurface structures that may penetrate to hypocentral depths. Lines were gathered from theses, dissertations, and publications.

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Locations of stress orientations

NOTE: Location of one point, near -88.65, 38.95, was incorrect when Sheet A was published. The location is .5 degree south, and is corrected in this dataset. This cover contains locations of places where greatest horizontal compressive stress (S(Hmax)) o

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Strong Motion Program station locations

This cover contains locations of strong motion accelerograph instruments located in the lower Wabash Valley. The instruments are operated by Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, the University of Kentucky, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Strong Mot

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Temporary seismic network station locations

This cover contains the locations of stations deployed in the temporary network by M.W. Hamburger, G.L.Povlis, and others at Indiana University from October 1995 through June 1996. 20 three-component digital instruments were deployed near the Wabash River

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction locations between 1990 and 1994 in Illinois

The northern part of the map area and large adjacent regions have been severely shaken by one or more moderate to large prehistoric earthquakes. The evidence of these takes the form of paleoliquefaction features, including shaking-induced sandblows and di

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction surveys between 1990 and 1994 in Illinois

Over several summer field seasons from 1990 through 1994, several workers searched ditches and river banks for evidence of liquefaction. They found numerous banks with shaking-induced, pre-historic, earthquake induced sandblows and the dikes that fed them

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction locations observed in 1995 in Illinois

The northern part of the map area and large adjacent regions have been severely shaken by one or more moderate to large prehistoric earthquakes. The evidence of these takes the form of paleoliquefaction features, including shaking-induced sandblows and di

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction surveys in 1995 in Illinois

Over several summer field seasons from 1990 through 1994, several workers searched ditches and river banks for evidence of prehistoric earthquake liquefaction. They found numerous banks with shaking-induced sandblows and the dikes that fed them. "liq94sur

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction observations between 1990 and 1994 in Indiana

The northern part of the map area and large adjacent regions have been severely shaken by one or more moderate to large prehistoric earthquakes. The evidence of these takes the form of paleoliquefaction features, including shaking-induced sandblows and di

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction surveys between 1990 and 1994 in Indiana

The northern part of the map area and large adjacent regions have been severely shaken by one or more moderate to large prehistoric earthquakes. The evidence of these takes the form of paleoliquefaction features, including shaking-induced sandblows and di

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction surveys between 1990 and 1994

Note: this cover is a combination of liq94surv and liqmunsurv. The northern part of the map area and large adjacent regions have been severely shaken by one or more moderate to large prehistoric earthquakes. The evidence of these takes the form of paleoli